Connor is a native of Savannah, GA and currently lives in the Atlanta area. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Georgia Southern University. Then he attended Texas Tech University and earned a Master’s in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He has gained valuable clinical experience working with children, adolescents, and adults.
While at Texas Tech, he worked with adults at the county probation office for issues ranging from substance abuse to grief/trauma. He also provided counseling services to students within the Lubbock County school district on a wide area of concerns. He is currently receiving specialized training and supervision to become a Registered Play Therapist (RPT). Connor has completed the training for facilitating the PREPARE-Enrich curriculum to couples who are preparing for marriage and couples in different stages of relationships.
Connor primarily practices from a humanistic approach in order to help clients progress toward growth and facilitate change. He believes in empowering all clients to develop skills that will help them lead more meaningful lives in a safe and non-judgmental space. He also utilizes directive and non-directive play therapy when working with children.
His primary areas of focus are:
Children/Teens – conduct issues/behavioral concerns, bullying, self-esteem, social/emotional development, attachment issues
Trauma/Grief – defiance, physical/emotional/verbal abuse, attachment issues, depressed mood, bereavement
Stress Management – anxiety, peer conflict, social and behavioral concerns, self-esteem, risky behaviors
Men’s Issues – masculine gender roles, relationship issues, anger management, substance use, emotional development, intimacy concerns
Couples Counseling – pre-marital, communication issues, conflict resolution, co-parenting
During his free time he enjoys spending time with his family, fishing, playing video games, and watching sports.
Connor is practicing under the supervision of Jennifer Wilmoth, LMFT in the GROW Suwanee office.